Tag Archives: Robert Fisk

Fisk: Time for a Retraction

The Lebanese clear Israel of using radioactive weapons – the Indie fails to acknowledge.

2006 Dishonest Reporter of the Year Award

Our sixth annual recognition of the most skewed and biased coverage of the Mideast conflict.

Beit Hanoun In Context

HonestReporting calls on the media to recognize the circumstances surrounding this terrible accident.

No Retraction For Indie’s False Uranium Libel

HonestReporting UK recently challenged Robert Fisk’s charge that Israel had deployed a “secret uranium bomb” in Southern Lebanon during this summer’s conflict. In a fit of sensationalist reporting unbefitting a “quality” newspaper, the Independent published the story on the front page without waiting for the results of a United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) investigation into the allegations.

Indie’s Uranium Charges

Over the years, Israel has been accused of many diabolical acts and condemned before the full evidence is presented. The Jenin “massacre” and Gaza Beach libels are but two examples. Now, the Independent of 28 October has run a front page exclusive by Robert Fisk alleging Israeli use of a “secret uranium bomb” in Lebanon during the recent war. The charge is

The Nay-Sayers

As President Bush calls for Palestinian democracy, some columnists criticize the idea.

Dishonest Reporting ‘Award’ for 2001

Our annual award for the most skewed and biased reporting.

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